LG G6 vs. Google Pixel XL

Based on its specs and our brief hands-on time with the new LG G6, it's shaping up to be a very competitive flagship. How does it stack up to one of our favorite Android standard-bearers, the Google Pixel XL?.. Continue Reading LG G6 vs. Google Pixel XL Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Phone Comparisons Smartphones Google Pixel LG G6 Product Comparison Related Articles: Google Pixel XL vs. [Read Entire Story]

Samsung’s Gear VR controller will be both remote and touchpad

At its Mobile World Congress event today, Samsung snuck in one announcement about the upcoming version of the Samsung Gear VR: The new headset will be bundled with a controller that rolls elements of a remote control and touchpad into one. .. Continue Reading Samsung's Gear VR controller will be both remote and touchpad Category: VR Tags: Mobile VR Oculus Samsung Mobile World Congress 2017 Samsung Gear VR Related [Read Entire Story]

LG Watch Style vs. Samsung Gear S2

The new LG Watch Style may be sporting the latest version of the Android Wear operating system, but it has much in common with some of the leading older smartwatches. Here's how it matches up with the Samsung Gear S2... Continue Reading LG Watch Style vs. Samsung Gear S2 Category: Smartwatches Tags: Wearable Samsung Gear S2 Product Comparison LG Watch Style Related Articles: LG Watch Style vs. Samsung [Read Entire Story]

Qualcomm makes VR push to assist developers, manufacturers

Ahead of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco – which both begin at the end of this week – Qualcomm has announced plans to help software developers and hardware manufacturers utilize its products to power cutting-edge VR experiences... Continue Reading Qualcomm makes VR push to assist developers, manufacturers Category: VR Tags: Virtual Reality Qualcomm Mobile World Congress 2017 Related [Read Entire Story]

LG Watch Style vs. Apple Watch Series 1

The new LG Watch Style is highly comparable to the Apple Watch Series 1, the revamped version of the original Apple Watch that was rolled out alongside of the Apple Watch Series 2 edition last September. Here's how the two line up, spec-by-spec... Continue Reading LG Watch Style vs. Apple Watch Series 1 Category: Smartwatches Tags: Apple Apple Watch LG Watch Style LG Product Comparison Wearable Related [Read Entire Story]

The best alternatives to Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is not as well-known as its eponymous cousin Photoshop, but it's far from a niche application. Illustrator is a piece of vector graphics software that's better suited for creating certain types of digital artwork than Photoshop, which works in raster images. Here's a primer on when and why to use Illustrator – and its best alternatives, if you don't want a monthly bill from Adobe... Continue Reading The best alternatives to Adobe Illustrator Category: Laptops Tags: [Read Entire Story]

LG Watch Style vs. Moto 360 2nd gen.

In this comparison, we pit the second-generation Moto 360 – one of the leading smartwatches when it was released at the end of 2015 – against the new LG Watch Style, one of the first wearables to ship with Android Wear 2.0. If you have the former, should you upgrade to the latter?.. Continue Reading LG Watch Style vs. Moto 360 2nd gen. Category: Smartwatches Tags: LG Watch Style Product Comparison Wearable Moto 360 Related [Read Entire Story]

LG Watch Style vs. Samsung Gear S3

The LG Watch Style is a brand-new, fairly minimal wearable that's relatively small as far as smartwatches go. How does it fare next to the big, bedecked Samsung Gear S3 in a spec-by-spec comparison?.. Continue Reading LG Watch Style vs. Samsung Gear S3 Category: Smartwatches Tags: Samsung Gear S3 Product Comparison Wearable LG Watch Style Related Articles: LG Watch Style vs. LG Watch Sport [Read Entire Story]

LG Watch Style vs. Apple Watch Series 2

The LG Watch Style is the smaller of the two smartwatches that Google announced alongside the Android Wear 2.0 software release earlier this month. How does it measure up to Apple's latest, the Apple Watch Series 2?.. Continue Reading LG Watch Style vs. Apple Watch Series 2 Category: Smartwatches Tags: Wearable Android Wear Product Comparison Apple Watch LG Watch Style Apple Related Articles: [Read Entire Story]

Apple sets the date for WWDC 2017

Apple has set the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference: June 5-9 in San Jose, California. Each year at the WWDC, Apple outlines the new versions of its mobile and desktop operating systems. This gives developers the opportunity to create new experiences for them ahead of their public release, and lets consumers know what's in the pipeline. .. Continue Reading Apple sets the date for WWDC 2017 Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Apple+Apps macOS [Read Entire Story]

Ingress protection (IP) ratings and water resistance: What they mean

We've observed a trend toward increased water resistance in mobile devices, but "water resistant" is not a one-size-fits-all term and it does not mean the same thing as "waterproof". Fortunately, those degrees of protection are codified. Here's a handy reference guide to those ratings. .. Continue Reading Ingress protection (IP) ratings and water resistance: What they mean Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Waterproof Smartphones Water resistant [Read Entire Story]

LG Watch Sport vs. Moto 360 2nd gen.

When the second generation Moto 360 was released nearly a year and a half ago, we deemed it a duly capable smartwatch with competitive features. Now that the Android Wear 2.0 operating system has been released, is it still worth holding onto? Or should you upgrade to the LG Watch Sport instead? .. Continue Reading LG Watch Sport vs. Moto 360 2nd gen. Category: Smartwatches Tags: Product Comparison Wearable Moto 360 LG Watch Sport [Read Entire Story]

LG Watch Sport vs Apple Watch Series 2

Google recently announced the Android Wear 2.0 operating system, and with it, two new smartwatches from LG. One of these, the LG Watch Sport, has a lot in common with the Apple Watch Series 2 released last September. Let's take a look... Continue Reading LG Watch Sport vs Apple Watch Series 2 Category: Smartwatches Tags: Product Comparison Apple Watch LG Watch Sport LG Apple Related Articles: [Read Entire Story]

LG Watch Sport and Style showcase Android Wear 2.0

Today, Google launched Android Wear 2.0 (the operating system for Android-based smartwatches) and announced the first two smartwatch models sporting the new system: the LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport... Continue Reading LG Watch Sport and Style showcase Android Wear 2.0 Category: Smartwatches Tags: LG LG Watch Sport LG Watch Style Android Wear Wearable Related Articles: The best Apple [Read Entire Story]

How to catch glimpses of the Super Bowl in VR

There are two popular ways to watch the Super Bowl: In person, if you're lucky enough to score tickets and travel, or at home on TV, most likely surrounded by food and friends. This year, there's one more option: watching clips in virtual reality... Continue Reading How to catch glimpses of the Super Bowl in VR Category: VR Tags: Google Cardboard VR Mobile VR American Football Sports Samsung Gear VR [Read Entire Story]

The best Apple Watch alternatives

With its rounded rectangle build, multifaceted interface, iOS exclusivity and an aesthetic that's more "smart" than traditional watch, the Apple Watch is a rather distinct wearable. Here are the best alternatives if you're looking for a smartwatch with a different approach. .. Continue Reading The best Apple Watch alternatives Category: Smartwatches Tags: Apple Watch Wearable Related Articles: Top 5 third-party apps for Apple [Read Entire Story]

How (and why) to use Google Photos on your iPhone or iPad

Many iPhone users have wrestled with storage limits, especially when it comes to managing the device's camera roll. Apart from deleting old pics and purchasing a paid iCloud subscription, there's another option for alleviating storage woes: using Google Photos for iOS... Continue Reading How (and why) to use Google Photos on your iPhone or iPad Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Storage Google iPhone Smartphones [Read Entire Story]

Google Maps now flags parking problems in metro areas

You would have been on time, but you couldn't find parking. Sound familiar? To help you avoid these types of snafus, Google is adding a parking difficulty icon to its Maps app for Android, which indicates potential problems in metro areas. .. Continue Reading Google Maps now flags parking problems in metro areas Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Applications Google Maps Google Android Related Articles: [Read Entire Story]

GarageBand for iOS, Logic Pro X receive major updates

Today, Apple rolled out major updates to its leading music-editing apps. GarageBand for iOS now includes a synthesizer and other enhancements to the mobile music recording experience. Updates to Logic Pro X add more control over desktop audio production and support for the Touch Bar... Continue Reading GarageBand for iOS, Logic Pro X receive major updates Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Apps Apple iOS Audio Apple+Apps [Read Entire Story]

Barack and Michelle Obama lead a VR tour of the White House

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How to set up your Samsung Gear VR

Eager to get started with mobile VR? The Samsung Gear VR is one of the best options out there. Follow these instructions to get your Gear VR up and running... Continue Reading How to set up your Samsung Gear VR Category: VR Tags: VR Mobile VR How to Samsung Galaxy Samsung Gear VR Related Articles: How Samsung can rebound from the Note 7 debacle in 2017 [Read Entire Story]

Here’s what Apple should do to bounce back in 2017

2016 was not a banner year for Apple. It rolled out a series of underwhelming products and faced lawsuits, increasingly impressive competition and wavering sales. After such a weak year, what steps should Apple take to reclaim its reputation and revenue in 2017?.. Continue Reading Here's what Apple should do to bounce back in 2017 Category: Mobile Technology Tags: iPhone iPad MacBook Apple Apple Watch Related [Read Entire Story]